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Who Is Mackie Spence?

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Who Is Mackie Spence?

When there are tests to study for, friends to spend time with and an animal rescue center that needs volunteers, Mackie’s near-drowning accident the summer before starts to get moved to the back of peoples’ minds. Life moves on as normal… that is, until Jeremy watches as multiple distressed animals instantly calm down in the presence of Mackie Spence. Prepare yourself for a mysterious tale with destined friendship, a few near death experiences and an explanation that you won’t see coming.

Once the ball gets rolling, it’s endless mystery and adventure and is impossible to put down.

One of the first things that stands out about WHO IS MACKIE SPENCE is the book’s point of view. Instead of being told in an all-knowing third person perspective or from the perspective of the main character, WHO IS MACKIE SPENCE is seen from the eyes of her best friend, Jeremy. Readers go on a journey along with Jeremy, and feel awestruck right along with him.

I’m not going to lie; this book takes a few pages to fully get into. It starts off as if nothing special is going to happen. Do not let that stop you from reading this. Once the ball gets rolling, it’s endless mystery and adventure and is impossible to put down. Lin Kaymer’s debut creates a beautiful world that mixes Greek mythology and the power of a true friend. You’ll be itching to know… who is Mackie Spence?

Reviewed by LexiBex V. on January 13, 2015

Who Is Mackie Spence?
by Lin Kaymer